Daily Archives: January 7, 2014

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Church of Satan Sigil of Baphomet

Oklahoma Monument Proposal

When asked about our views regarding Satanic monuments, Magus Gilmore has explained why we are against such things, here and here. When shown an image of a proposed monument intended to represent Satanism for a public space in Oklahoma, this is what Magus Gilmore had to say: “The statue is crudely designed and ugly to me and seems pedophilic, since the caduceus between the goat’s legs is a phallic symbol. Having children reaching towards a being with an exposed symbolic penis seems to imply that Satanism represents the same situation which has plagued the Roman Catholic and other Christian churches […]

Church of Satan Sigil of Baphomet


By Magus Peter H. Gilmore (excerpts from “Mirror, Mirror”) The idea of “Satanic Monuments” has been kicked-around lately, mostly by those who do not grasp the full implications of Satanism as an individualist philosophy. When formulated by Anton LaVey, he took what had previously served as an insult hurled at dissidents and in framing a rational, coherent philosophy, he gave Satanism a positive meaning so such a term could be borne with the same pride attributed to that fabled Prince of Darkness. His concept for creating a Satanic church was that it would not simply be an organization imitating Christian […]